26 May 2009
Students at Edinburgh University are campaigning against huge cuts to the modern languages department. The cuts could see up to £400,000 taken of the departments’ budget over the next two years. This would mean increased class sizes, the removal of certain languages from the syllabus and staff being laid off.
17 February 2009
Some 100 trade unionists and tenants lobbied the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh over housing on Thursday of last week.
29 December 2008
Over 500 people attended a vigil in Glasgow yesterday as part of a 24-hour response to the Israeli bombardment of Gaza coordinated by a range of groups.
09 December 2008
If you have visited the National Galleries in London or Edinburgh recently you will probably have noticed the huge "Campaign for the Titians".
16 September 2008
This new play from South Africa was a hit at the Edinburgh Fringe.
16 September 2008
Richard Hamilton’s Protest Pictures exhibition at Inverleith House in Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens contains a body of work spanning over four decades.
05 August 2008
Edinburgh council has announced proposals to build 1,100 new council homes in the city. This represents a major breakthrough for the future of council housing in Scotland.
22 July 2008
With each passing year the Edinburgh Festival, or, more particularly, the huge Festival Fringe, appears to become increasingly commercial and dominated by stand-up comedians and rubbish cabaret shows.
16 July 2008
Edgar Degas’s 1873 painting In A Cafe: Absinthe is just one of over 100 impressionist masterpieces on show from this Saturday at the National Gallery Complex in Edinburgh.
01 July 2008
There was cheering on the steps of Edinburgh’s high court on Tuesday morning as supporters heard that civil rights lawyer Aamer Anwar had been found not guilty of contempt of court.
24 June 2008
13 May 2008
Edinburgh-based singer-songwriter David Ferrard’s first album Broken Sky is winning rave reviews from the music press.
29 April 2008
Protesters gathered at the High Court in Edinburgh on Tuesday of this week in defence of civil rights lawyer Aamer Anwar.
06 November 2007
Nearly 3,000 people demonstrated in Edinburgh last Saturday against the renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons.
30 October 2007
In Edinburgh High Court last week, Mohammed Atif Siddique, a 21 year old Scottish born Muslim student, was sentenced to eight years in prison for terrorism offences.
09 October 2007
Further education lecturers in the EIS union at Edinburgh’s Telford College have begun a series of twice weekly strikes to stop the introduction of agency labour.
09 October 2007
Good sense at Gramsci school
Over 90 people attended a dayschool on the revolutionary legacy of the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci in Edinburgh last Saturday.
05 October 2007
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25 September 2007
The Edinburgh People’s Festival and Edinburgh May Day Committee are hosting this celebration concert to mark 90 years since the Russian Revolution.
11 September 2007
Anti-war school students held a vibrant and successful street fair in Edinburgh last Saturday.